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Tara C. Couture

Tara C. Couture is the founding attorney of Couture Law P.A. Ms. Couture graduated with honors from the University of California San Diego, then obtained her law degree from one of the most prestigious schools in California, the University of California, Hastings College of Law in 1999. Ms. Couture is licensed to practice law in Florida and California. Ms. Couture served as a Deputy City Attorney for the City of Los Angeles prior to starting her own law firm. In addition to successfully representing clients in courts throughout Florida and California, she has also successfully negotiated, settled and litigated various types of legal matters, including, but not limited to, serious personal injury claims, wrongful death cases, car accident claims, truck & big rig accident claims and bus accident claims. Ms. Couture is a member of the Brevard County Bar Association, the Florida Bar, the State Bar of California, the Brevard County Association of Women’s Lawyers, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the Viera Women’s Club.

Each and every day in Brevard County and across Central Florida, the rights of those seriously injured are threatened.

At Couture Law P.A., we believe that by fighting for the rights of the injured we can help restore well being to those who have been victimized by the fault of another. Our goal is to help you recover fully from your loss. Of course, this means we are dedicated to fight to recover the maximum amount of money damages available under the law.

Couture Law P.A. is a Florida personal injury law firm that represents people who have been seriously injured. To most effectively serve the special needs of our clients, we limit our practice to matters involving serious personal injuries and wrongful death. We do NOT charge a fee until there has been a monetary recovery in our client’s case and we advance all costs and expenses. At Couture Law P.A. we are committed to providing the highest quality of legal representation to help you get through this difficult time. Our professional yet personal approach to your case is what sets us apart. We are easy to talk to and genuinely care about you.

All consultations, whether in our offices or your home or hospital room, are free.
Please call (321) 733-5703 for free accident counseling.

Tara Couture is admitted in the following jurisdictions

  • Florida, California. She also has Federal Court approval.

Tara Couture is qualified to practice in

  • Middle District of Florida
  • State courts of Florida
  • State courts of California
  • Central District of California

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice, Spinal Cord Injuries, Brain Injuries, Slip and Fall, Auto Accidents, Truck Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Nursing Home Abuse, and many others. Call (321) 733-5703 to discuss your circumstances now.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • 2011-2012: Chair, Junior League of South Brevard
  • 2009-2012: Member, American Inns of Court
  • 2010-2011: Co-Captain, Vassar B. Carlton American Inns of Court
  • 2009-2010: Director, Brevard County Association for Women Lawyers
  • 2010-2011: Director of Special Events, Brevard County Association for Women Lawyers
  • 2011-2012: President, Brevard County Association for Women Lawyers (BCAWL)
  • 2012-2013: Treasurer, Brevard County Association for Women Lawyers
  • 2013-2014: Director of Publications/PR, Brevard County Association for Women Lawyers
  • 2011: Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award, Brevard County Legal Aid, Inc.


Brent A. Couture

Brent A. Couture received his B.S. in Economics from the University of California San Diego, where he also lettered on the intercollegiate volleyball team. He began his education in the law at the University of West Los Angeles School Of Law, and then transferred to and graduated from Barry University School of Law in Orlando. He limits his law practice to plaintiff’s personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice cases.

Brent is the devoted husband of Tara and the proud father of two sons. In his spare time he enjoys volunteering to coach his boys’ basketball and soccer teams, as well as playing competitive volleyball, soccer, and basketball. He has also competed in professional beach volleyball tournaments around the country.

Brent is a member of the Brevard County Bar Association, Barry University Law School Alumni Association, the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA), and the Florida Justice Association.


Marianne Carter

Marianne Heuberger Carter, born in Jacksonville, Florida, grew up living in several east coast seaport cities, and eventually relocated to San Diego, CA, in 1975. She remained in San Diego for 17 years, where she obtained her Associates degree and continued her education at San Diego State University, majoring in Spanish and Philosophy, earning her Bachelor’s degree in 1988. Her post-baccalaureate studies were completed at the University of San Diego School of Law, where she obtained a Certificate of Completion of its nationally accredited Lawyer’s Assistant Program, specializing in General Litigation. Marianne worked for over five years as a licensed bail agent in San Diego. In 1994 she relocated to Westchester County, New York, where she worked as a legal assistant for an attorney specializing in civil and corporate litigation. Marianne also enjoyed working as the copyreader/writer for a local newspaper, The Yorktown Observer, and served as Secretary of the Yorktown Zoning Board of Appeals.

Marianne was one of the first paralegals in Florida to be registered with the Florida Bar as a Florida Registered Paralegal in 2008. She has also written several articles which were published in 2009 in the Florida Justice Association Journal, a bi-monthly periodical for Florida trial attorneys.

With her specialized legal training, expert knowledge of the English language, well-rounded background working in various fields of law, and over thirteen years of Florida personal injury litigation experience, Marianne is well qualified to assist attorneys in the handling and litigation of personal injury and other claims.

In addition to being dedicated to her work as a paralegal, she is a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem, volunteering her time to advocate for children of Brevard County who have been removed from their homes because of alleged abuse, abandonment, or neglect.

Marianne is married to Doug, the Brevard County Assistant Fire Marshal, and together they have three daughters. During her personal time, Marianne loves cooking, photography, traveling, art, canyoneering, and playing board games with her family.


Randa J. Maali-Itani

Randa J. Maali-Itani received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with Honors in the Major from Rollins College and her Juris Doctorate from Barry University School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude and second in her class overall.

After her first year of law school, Randa was invited to become a member of the Barry Law Review based on her academic performance, and later served as its Executive Editor. She was also selected as a member of the Moot Court Honors Board, where she competed in the American Bar Association and New York City Bar National Moot Court Competitions. In 2007, her team took home second place best brief honors, and placed 5th in oral arguments at the regional round of New York City Bar Moot Court Competition in Atlanta.

Prior to joining Couture Law P.A., Randa worked first as in-house counsel for an Orlando based corporation and then for a Orlando-based law firm where she exclusively handled cases in the firm’s Immigration and Civil/Business divisions.